Chevron can resume key role in Venezuela’s oil output, exports

WASHINGTON/HOUSTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp on Saturday received a US license allowing the second-largest US oil company to expand its production in Venezuela and bring the South American country’s crude oil to the United States. The decision grants broader rights for the last big US oil company still operating in US-sanctioned Venezuela. However, … Read more

US prepared to authorize Chevron to boost Venezuela’s oil output

US ready to allow oil giant to produce, sell Venezuelan oil Chevron is owed billions in unpaid debts by state-run PDVSA US aims to shift Venezuelan oil sales from shadow firms HOUSTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp could soon win US approval to expand operations in Venezuela and resume trading its oil once the … Read more

US charges Russians for shipping military equipment, Venezuelan oil

Russians used German company to ship items – prosecutors Some components found on Ukraine battlefield – prosecutors German company also traded Venezuelan oil – prosecutors NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – US prosecutors on Wednesday charged five Russian nationals for sanctions evasion and other violations related to shipping military technologies bought from US manufacturers to … Read more

Explainer: Why Venezuela’s refugee exodus to the US has been accelerating

Oct 18 (Reuters) – US and Mexican authorities recently announced a new policy that would expel Venezuelans entering the US land border back to Mexico, but allow up to 24,000 people from the country to apply for humanitarian entry into the United States by air. As a result of the new policy, thousands of Venezuelans … Read more

As pressure mounts, Biden acts to deter wrongful detentions of Americans abroad

WASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Tuesday aimed at deterring and punishing wrongful detention of US citizens abroad by authorizing government agencies to impose sanctions and other measures. The move came amid growing pressure on Biden from families of hostages and detainees, most recently on the case of … Read more

Biden unveils migration plan, capping Americas summit roiled by division

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden and fellow leaders from the Western Hemisphere on Friday rolled out a new set of measures to confront the regional migration crisis, seeking to salvage an Americas summit roiled by division. Biden’s aides had touted the migration declaration as a centerpiece of the US-hosted Summit … Read more

Biden unveils new Latin America economic plan at reboot summit dogged by dissent

LOS ANGELES, June 8 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday a proposed new US economic partnership with Latin America aimed at countering China’s growing clout as he kicked off a regional summit marred by discord and snubs over the guest list. Hosting the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, Biden sought to … Read more

Biden targets Latin America reset at summit marred by invite tension

US President Joe Biden talks about gun violence during a primetime address from the White House in Washington, US, June 2, 2022. REUTERS / Leah Millis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON / MEXICO CITY, June 5 (Reuters) – When the United States said last year it would host the 2022 … Read more

Exclusive: US will allow two companies to ship Venezuelan oil to Europe

HOUSTON / WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) – Italian oil company Eni SpA and Spain’s Repsol SA could begin shipping Venezuelan oil to Europe as soon as next month to make up for Russian crude, five people familiar with the matter said, resuming oil-for -debt swaps halted two years ago when Washington stepped up sanctions on … Read more